Incident at Sault Ste. Marie

Summary

1997-09-25: Aircraft departed St. Mary's River for an unknown destination. At approximately 1610Z, a mayday was reported and an ELT was picked up by the ACC. At 1614Z, RCC launched a search. At approximately 2040Z, the aircraft was found and Sartechs parachuted to aid the pilot. US Coast Guard helicopter assisted in the pickup. Extensive damage. One person on board -- injuries unknown. Ops. Impact -- none. Fuel starvation is suspect.

Details


CADORS Number 1994O0510
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-09-22 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Sault Ste. Marie
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Fuel related,Controlled flight into or toward terrain
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make DENNEY
Model KITFOX MODEL IV/A
Year Built 1993
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make ROTAX SERIES
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fuel management,Collision with terrain

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